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At Vertex Pharmaceuticals, our engineers work with our scientists to help make the drug discovery process more productive.

“Along the drug discovery journey, scientists hit a lot of roadblocks,” says James Sinclair, Senior Director of Engineering and Applied Physics at Vertex. “But I don’t know any other biopharma company with a team of engineers like ours.”

Watch the video below, where James explains how our engineers use their keen eye for problem solving and efficiency to tackle obstacles in drug discovery — from implementing artificial intelligence in data analysis to integrating instruments with digital tools to optimize workflows.

About Science of Grit 

Science of Grit shares the story behind our 20+ year journey in cystic fibrosis (CF) and a closer look at our CF drug discovery process. These animated videos feature scientists and leaders from our San Diego R&D site and our international headquarters in London, and illuminate the creativity, drive and determination involved in designing and developing potential medicines that aim to improve the lives of people living with CF.    

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